Clean the 15 dirtiest spots in your house with Young Living’s Thieves!

When it comes to cleaning, some tasks simply stink—figuratively, literally, and sometimes both. To handle the chores that always get moved to the bottom of the to-do list, we’ve pulled together some deep cleaning tips using Young Living’s Thieves® Household Cleaner that will make your house sparkle from top to bottom.

Diluting Thieves Household Cleaner appropriately will help you get your job done quickly and easily. It will also help you keep your house fresh and clean without using toxic chemicals or harsh synthetics: ...Read More

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Essential oils as spices and flavorings

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Many essential oils make excellent food flavorings*. They are so concentrated that only 1-2 drops of an essential oil is equivalent to a full bottle (1-2 oz. size) of dried herbs. I use them especially in the winter when fresh herbs aren’t readily available locally here in Colorado. They’ll last longer than herbs as long as you keep them out of direct heat and sunlight with the lid tightly closed.

As a general rule, spice oils impart a far stronger flavor than citrus oils do. For stronger spice oils (such as oregano, nutmeg, cinnamon, marjoram, tarragon, wintergreen/birch, thyme, or basil), you may choose to dip a toothpick into the oils and stir food (after cooking) with toothpick. This controls the amount of essential oil that is put into the food. ...Read More

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Essential Oils as insecticides and repellents.

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Essential oils and oil blends can be used as insecticides and repellents. Most people use synthetic chemicals to deal with insects such as dust mites, fleas, ticks, ants and spiders. However, there is a safer, healthier and more sustainable way to deal with these unwanted visitors in our home. Lavender, lemon, peppermint, lemongrass, cypress, Eucalyptus globulus, cinnamon, thyme, basil, Thieves, Purification, and citronella, effectively repel many types of insects including mites, lice, and fleas. Peppermint placed on entryways prevents ants from entering. ...Read More

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Handy home uses for Essential Oils

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It’s amazing how many handy home uses there are for essential oils. In addition to the therapeutic benefits the essential oils offer, remember that they inherently raise the electromagnetic frequency of their environment.  So, using them in many ordinary ways for home and garden allows you to replace your traditional chemical cleaners with healthy alternatives that will also enhance the energy of your home and those residing in it.

Water Distillers and Filters: You can apply oils like peppermint, lemon, clove, and cinnamon to the post-filter side of your water purifier. This will help purify the water and add a lovely flavor. ...Read More

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